Tuesday, October 22, 2019

Teachers invited to enter Samsung STEAM competition

Teachers are invited to enter the Samsung Solve for Tomorrow contest, a contest that challenges teachers and students in grades 6-12 to show how STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics) can be applied to help improve their local community.

Revised reading and writing, math standards documents available

After undergoing a rigorous revision process that began in 2017, revised standards for reading and writing and mathematics have been adopted into law.
Beverly Joan Boulware

Opening the treasures of the language of math with children’s literature

During the past 25 years, the use of children’s literature as a context for teaching mathematical language has become a popular classroom practice and has been accompanied by an explosion in the number of children’s books that have been written specifically for such use.

PIMSER to host math leadership academy

The Partnership Institute for Math and Science Education Reform (PIMSER) will host a leadership academy for mathematics administrators beginning Dec. 11 at Eastern Kentucky University in Richmond.

KDE seeking feedback on proposed ELA and math assessment blueprints

The Kentucky Department of Education is seeking feedback on the proposed English language arts and mathematics assessment blueprints.

KCTM seeking nominations for Ann S. Booth MESA Awards

The Kentucky Council of Teachers of Mathematics is seeking nominations for the Ann S. Booth MESA Awards for 2018. The award celebrates Kentucky educators for their outstanding work and contribution to the mathematics community.

Registration open for differential equations mathematics challenge

Are you a high school mathematics teacher? Do you have students who like to explore mathematics and science independently? Do they like the challenge of modeling mathematically a realistic physical science/engineering, life sciences/chemistry or social sciences scenario?

Kentuckians win Presidential Award for math, science teaching

Grant County's Shannon Brickler and Somerset Independent's Natasha Craft are among 104 educators nationwide to be recognized as winners of the prestigious Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching.

KDE seeking feedback on revised mathematics standards

The Kentucky Department of Education is seeking feedback on the revised Kentucky Academic Standards for Mathematics.

Equity in mathematics

Jefferson County's Lynn Smith explains how teachers need to shift away from the traditional "do as I do" methodologies and toward collaborative and engaging activities that promote deeper learning in order to meet the college and career readiness needs of our students and prepare them for global competition.